Welding Program

At Career College of Northern Nevada, you’ll receive the in-depth, hands-on training you need to succeed in the growing field of welding and fabrication.

Welding and Fabrication

At CCNN, you’ll learn the primary functions of a successful welding and fabrication specialist, which include:

  • Basic design and drafting skills using computer-assisted design and drafting software
  • Setting up equipment for welding aluminum plate and pipe
  • Development in metal and arc welding for stainless steel and stick metal arc
  • Manipulating basic mathematic functions

Welding and Fabrication Program

With completion of the Welding and Fabrication program, you will be able to:

  • Manufacturing tools and operations
  • Math for Manufacturing and Fabrication
  • Introduction to Welding
  • Print Reading
  • Computer Fundamentals for the Trades
  • Computer Assisted Design and Drafting

Is a Career as a Welding Right for You?

Take the CCNN “Welding Career Training Readiness Quiz”

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The Growing Industry of Welding Fabrication

At Career College of Northern Nevada, our goal is to offer career-ready training. That’s why we partner with local employers to build our curriculum, as well as track employment trends to make sure the courses we’re offering are based on in-demand jobs. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of welders, cutters, solderers and brazers is projected to grow 4 percent from 2014 to 2024, slower than the average for all occupations**. Despite slower-than-average employment growth, skilled welders with up-to-date training should have good job opportunities. The basic skills of welding are similar across industries, so welders can easily shift from one industry to another. The nation’s aging infrastructure will require the expertise of welders to help rebuild bridges, highways, and buildings.

Are you ready to start your new career in welding fabrication? Complete the form above. Still looking to learn more? Check out our blog article: How to Become a Certified Welder.


Career College of Northern Nevada has been approved by the American Welding Society (AWS) with a SENSE Level II approval.

**Reference: http://www.bls.gov/ooh/production/welders-cutters-solderers-and-brazers.htm

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